Lot 47: SETH ARCA WHIPPLE | The Columbian
20 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: oil on canvas laid down on paperboard
Oil on canvas laid down on paperboard. SURFACE: in fair condition; pressed craquelure throughout; mild paint separation in waves; a roughly horizontal line of yellow discoloration which runs from the center right edge to the the second mast, which is visible to the naked eye. UNDER UV: aside from the aforementioned line, there is a small area of inpainting in center sky above the ship and a few scattered dots and dashes.
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Dimensions: 23 3/4 by 36 inches
Medium: oil on canvas laid down on paperboard